Government of Yukon


FOR RELEASE
January 13, 2016

Yukon Housing Corporation seeks proposals to support the Housing Action Plan

WHITEHORSE—The Yukon Housing Corporation has issued four requests for proposals (RFPs) to implement the Housing Action Plan approved by Cabinet in May 2015.

“We are following up on key priorities identified in the Housing Action Plan,” Minister responsible for Yukon Housing Stacey Hassard said. “We need to gather better data on issues related to housing such as the present status and quality of Yukon’s housing programs and stock, rental market data, home ownership, and new housing start statistics, in order to provide services best suited to Yukoners’ needs.”

The Housing Action Plan implementation committee recommended the allocation of $240,000 to support implementation contracts. These four RFPs are seeking:

  • data gathering and compilation services;
  • identification of appropriate housing education programs;
  • communication of Housing Action Plan information to the public; and
  • planning and convening a housing forum for the public and stakeholders.

The RFPs will close on January 28, 2016.

Learn more: Visit www.hpw.gov.yk.ca/tenders/tms.html or call the Yukon Housing Corporation at (867) 667-5759.

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Contact:

Dan Macdonald
Cabinet Communications
867-633-7961
dan.macdonald@gov.yk.ca

Doug Caldwell
Communications, Yukon Housing Corporation
867-667-5075
doug.caldwell@gov.yk.ca

 

Housing Action Plan Implementation Committee

Yukon Housing Corporation
Department of Community Services
Department of Health and Social Services
Department of Energy Mines and Resources
Association of Yukon Communities
Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Challenge Disability Resource Group
City of Whitehorse
Council of Yukon First Nations
Kwanlin Dün First Nation
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce
Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition
Yukon Chamber of Commerce
Yukon Council on Ageing
Yukon Housing Corporation Board of Directors
Yukon Real Estate Association
Yukon Residential Landlord Association

 

News Release #16-008